Members of the Wisconsin Black Historical Society Museum receive numerous privileges, including:
  • Free admission to Exhibits
  • Invitations to exhibition opening receptions and preview days
  • Discounts on merchandise
  • Discounts on lectures, trips, and tours
  • Memberships are 100% tax deductible and greatly appreciated!!

Your support, most importantly, helps us to preserve Wisconsinís Black history.

Membership Levels - (Valid for one year)
You can download the membership application and fax it to 414-372-7677 or mail your completed application to 2620 W. Center Street, Milwaukee, WI 53206.  Download Application

Individual ($25) - Benefits apply to one adult

Senior/Student ($15) - Benefits apply to one adult/  All the benefits of individual Membership at a discount for people 65 years of age and older and over and for full-time students at an accredited college or university (copy of current ID or dated bursarís receipt must be submitted for students)

Family ($50) - All benefits of individual Membership for two adults and all children up to age 18 living in the same household.

Visitor Information

2620 West Center Street
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53206
Phone: 414-372-7677
FAX:  414-372-4888

Group Tours: Tours are designed for schools and organizations are available for groups. Attendees will be guided through the museum to review existing exhibits and artifacts related to Wisconsinís African American History.  The tour also includes questions to get the audience thinking about what it was like to live in Wisconsin during that time.

Hall Rental: The Wisconsin Black Historical Society/ Museum is the perfect setting for weddings, class reunions, family reunions, anniversaries, meetings and any other special occasion or event.  All events can also include a guided tour upon request.

Research Inquiries: If you need assistance in completing a research project related to Wisconsinís African American History please feel free to contact our office at 414-372-7677 for assistance.

Artifact Donation: The Wisconsin Black Historical Society/Museum welcomes the donations of individuals and corporations to help fulfill the mission of preserving the history of Blacks in Milwaukee and the state of Wisconsin.  The scope of the current collection of the museum includes materials related to the following:

Working in Wisconsin, Economic base of the city, Businesses, Manufacturing, Labor, Transportation, Development, Living in Wisconsin, Family life, Community, Neighborhoods, Religious life, Sports, Crime, Recreation, Education, Individuals and their contributions, Art, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Government in Metropolitan Milwaukee, Politics, Citizen Action Movement, Urban Planning and Education.
Wisconsin Black Historical Society/Museum    2620 W. Center Street,  Milwaukee, WI 53206    414-372-7677 - Phone